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Table 3 Distribution of average healthcare expenditure in US$ by sex

From: The impact of age and sex on healthcare expenditure of households in Bangladesh

Particulates Male Female Mean diff (95% CI of mean diff)
Physician fee 0.77 0.8 -0.03 (-0.67 to 0.75)
Hospital cost 0.79 0.8 -0.01 (-0.72 to 0.54)
Medicine cost 7.51 6.45 1.06** (0.43 to 1.89)
Diagnostic test 1.16 1.39 -0.23 (-0.89 to 0.43)
Conveyance cost 0.72 0.63 0.09 (-0.10 to 0.28)
Tips cost 0.06 0.29 -0.23 (-1.47 to 1.01)
Other costs 0.5 0.39 0.11 (-0.17 to 0.39)
Maternity clinic cost --- 0.23 ---
Maternity midwife cost --- 0.03 ---
Maternity others --- 0.21 ---
Total 11.51 11.2 0.30 (-0.06 to 0.66)
  1. NB: ** denote 5% significance level.